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Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)

Business

UCAS Code: BUS3

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Excluding General Studies

Achieve 23-45 Level 3 credits at Merit/Distinction with a minimum of 6 level 3 credits at Distinction

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Grade C or 4 or higher in English Language and Mathematics

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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We will accept triple grades gained from a combination of other BTEC qualifications

UCAS Tariff

96

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Leadership

BSc Business gives you the practical skills and creative thinking to develop a career in business. You’ll be perfectly placed to work within fast-moving and innovative organisations. You will gain in-depth experiences in a range of organisations throughout the course. A specific enterprise support programme can also help you through the business start-up process and you will have the opportunity to pitch your ideas to leading business people. You will learn all the essential skills of management; how to evaluate ideas; how to get the most out of a tea; financial and marketing skills and some basics of business law such as patenting and HR laws.

**Why this course at Marjon?**
• Work closely with a diverse network of businesses.
• Practical and hands-on learning opportunities.
• If you wish, you can be supported to set up your own business.
• Take part in live consultancy projects for local businesses, gaining insights into your strengths and their businesses.
• Students gain a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership.

**What might I become?**
You would aim to become a manager within a business, with ambitions to progress through the company, or potentially start your own business. You will develop a variety of contacts to kick-start your career and will have the chance to gain a variety of on-the-job learning experiences to help you to develop the right career for you.

**Find out more at Open Day**
Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Business at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around The Edge enterprise hub. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.

**Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day**

**Why study at Marjon?**
• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.
• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.

*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018.

Modules

Sarah Preedy - Course Lead, Business;
“During your first year you will learn what it means to be enterprising and develop your knowledge of marketing strategy. You will also be introduced to key concepts around people management, finance and idea development. In the second year you will learn how entrepreneurs can thrive within an organisation and learn techniques for marketing and finance in small businesses. During the third year you will learn what it takes to be a great business leader, investigate the reality of running a business and look at current issues affecting business in this country.”

1st Year
Introduction to Enterprise
Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to Accounting and Finance
Introduction to People Management
Enterprise Creation
Academic, Personal and Professional Development

2nd Year
Intrapreneurship and Innovation
Accounting and Finance in Business
Marketing in Business
People Management in Business
Enterprise Development
Research Methods

3rd Year
Business Leadership
Business Reality
Reflective Business Portfolio
Contemporary Business Issues
Honours Project

Assessment methods

Assessment is diverse through coursework such as essays, business reports, group project work, consultancy projects, presentations, business simulations, and reflective portfolios, with no exams.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)

Department:

School of Business and Criminology

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